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  1. Lookout Cove Outdoor Exhibit

    Lookout Cove Outdoor Exhibit

    Case Study

    by Justine Roberts Published September 30 2010

    Lookout Cove, a 2-acre outdoor exhibit and the largest exhibit at BADM, was part of a larger redesign of the Museum to realize a new conceptual framework: My Place By The Bay. There was huge potential with this exhibit for a number of reasons. (1)...

  2. Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway

    Leonardo’s Last Supper: A Vision by Peter Greenaway

    Review

    by Karleen Gardner Published December 31 2010

    Walking in to the Park Avenue Armory on a rainy December day, I was struck by the juxtaposition of the building's aged, historic 19th century brick exterior and the 21st century multimedia exhibition I was about to experience. The Armory's mission is...

  3. The Global Africa Project

    The Global Africa Project

    Review

    by Leslie Martinez Published December 31 2010

    As I was searching for interesting exhibitions to visit this month I stumbled upon The Global Africa Project at MAD, the museum of Arts and Design. It was the first time I visited the museum in its new space, the Jerome and Simona Chazen Building at...

  4. Picasso

    Picasso

    Review

    by Winifred Kehl Published January 12 2011

    I went to see Picasso at SAM during First Thursday, when tickets were half price. I was expecting the exhibit hall to be so packed as to prevent movement, and had been warned that I might see very little of the paintings themselves. I was pleasantly...

  5. The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946

    The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946

    Review

    by Naomi Coquillon Published December 30 2010

    Gaman, meaning to bear the seemingly unbearable with patience and dignity, is fitting for the title of the astounding collection of artifacts included in The Art of Gaman: Arts and Crafts from the Japanese American Internment Camps, 1942-1946 open...

  6. Jim Drain: Saturday's Ransom

    Jim Drain: Saturday's Ransom

    Review

    by Carolyn Sickles Published December 30 2010

    Commanding attention from public participants during the contemporary art submersion of Art Basel Week in Miami Beach requires praiseworthy merit. As I curated my visits to this year’s art fairs, galleries, and collections, top priority was placed on...

  7. Picasso

    Picasso

    Review

    by Mallory Martin Published January 16 2011

    “Wow,” “Why are all these people here?” “Oh snap!” The following phrases are only snippets of the reactions I overheard when standing in line at the Seattle Art Museum to see Picasso during its last week of exhibition. I had heard from...

  8. Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism

    Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism

    Review

    by Amy Kirschke Published December 31 2010

    One of my favorite things about working in a museum is the opportunity to gain fresh perspective on a work of art from our collection when it is out on loan to another institution. So this past week I set out to visit the Milwaukee Art Museum’s...

  9. Preview Center, Center for Creative Connections

    Preview Center, Center for Creative Connections

    Case Study

    by Kathleen McLean Published August 01 2007

    The Preview Center was a temporary installation at the Dallas Museum of Art, designed to show visitors and funders what the new DMA's Center for Creative Connections (CCC or C3) will be like when it opens in 2008. It was organized around the ideas that...

  10. Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

    Echoes of the Past: The Buddhist Cave Temples of Xiangtangshan

    Review

    by Timothy Rhue II Published March 01 2011

    “In Echoes of the Past, ancient sculptural masterpieces are united with a set of innovative digital components, including a video installation that offers an immersive, kinetic re-creation of one of the largest stone temples.” So claims the...

  11. Looking at Music 3.0

    Looking at Music 3.0

    Review

    by Amanda Salles Published March 27 2011

    Sounds blaring from every display, each wall obnoxiously painted in a different “tasteless” color, no benches allowing a quiet personal reflective moment…The exhibit, Looking at Music 3.0 at New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), is nothing if...

  12. PLYWOOD: Material, Process, Form

    PLYWOOD: Material, Process, Form

    Review

    by Steph Samera Published March 28 2011

    Alfred H. Barr, Jr., the Museum’s founding director, with Philip Johnson as its first curator, established the Museum of Modern Art’s Department of Architecture and Design in 1932. From its inception the collection has been built on the premise...

  13. MoMA Material Lab

    MoMA Material Lab

    Review

    by Sara Boyle Published March 29 2011

    The Material Lab at the Museum of Modern Art, or MoMA, is a new and exciting addition for young museum visitors. The revamped space, which previously served as a Shape Lab and a Line Lab, opened to the public in mid-February. Since then, the Material...

  14. Wave Organ

    Wave Organ

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    by Wendy Pollock on June 02, 2011

    To find the Wave Organ, you have to walk on past the Exploratorium to the rocky shore of San Francisco Bay. In this 2008 News 10 report, you can listen in - and hear artist Peter Richards talk about...

  15. Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

    Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

    Review

    by Eric Siegel Published June 19 2011

    I went with my wife and college-aged daughter to this extremely popular exhibition on a Sunday afternoon. There was an hour long wait to get in, with a line threading through the 19th century galleries. The audience was diverse in age and...